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18 September 2019
The extra £4.3 billion just committed for schools in England by 2022 will just about reverse the cuts of 8% in spending per pupil since 2009. Even so, an effective 13-year real-terms freeze will still represent an unprecedented period without...
18 September 2019
One in four teachers work more than 60 hours a week and many work in the evenings, despite successive government promises to reduce their hours, according to a new UCL-led study.  Funded by the Nuffield Foundation, the study is the first...
09 September 2019
The first national survey of public opinion on the use of facial recognition technology reveals the majority of people in the UK want companies, the government, and public bodies to limit use of the technology including by the police and in...
30 August 2019
The IFS has published the schools chapter of its 2019 Annual Report on Education Spending in England, funded by the Nuffield Foundation.  Main findings Total school spending per pupil in England has fallen by 8% in real terms between...
29 August 2019
Millennials in the North East have experienced the UK’s biggest pay growth compared to the generation before them, but those in the East Midlands are earning less than people born 15 years earlier, according to new Nuffield-funded research...
27 August 2019
The CORE project has launched an updated version of their Economy, Society and Public Policy ebook in time for the new academic year. The CORE project, which has been funded by the Nuffield Foundation, is an open-access project to introduce...
02 August 2019
A call for significant changes to Special Guardianship Orders (SGOs) includes ensuring family members who might become carers have direct experience of looking after the child before the court order is made. A new research review shows that SGOs...
30 July 2019
Ruth Maisey explores what further research is required to help practitioners and policy makers support the development of numeracy with a focus on the early years and primary phases of education. There are well established links between strong...
30 July 2019
We are calling for applications to our new £15m Strategic Fund for ambitious, interdisciplinary research projects that will address some of the most important challenges facing UK society and the public policy agenda in the next decade....
18 July 2019
New research published today by the Nuffield Foundation finds that computer use in schools does not on its own boost digital literacy or exam results. While personal ownership of digital devices by pupils continues to grow and starts at an...
11 July 2019
A home-visiting programme that supports parents to provide a nurturing and stimulating home learning environment for their children could complement existing early years services in England. The new IFS feasibility study funded by the Nuffield...
11 July 2019
The rise in university tuition fees in 2010 had an impact on whether children aged 10 to 15 in England aspired to study for A-levels or attend university, according to a new report from Royal Holloway, funded by the Nuffield Foundation. The report...
05 July 2019
While local authorities are producing some good quality analysis about children's social care from the vast amount of data that is collected, data visualisation could help make predictions about the future, particularly in smaller local...
01 July 2019
An essential guide to the treatment of pensions on divorce has been published today by the Pension Advisory Group (PAG). The long awaited report brings guidance to family judges, lawyers and pension experts encouraging fairer settlements and helping...
25 June 2019
The Nuffield Foundation is convening an event to showcase and explore the findings from some of the key maths and numeracy projects that the Foundation has funded over recent years. This showcase will include presentations from six Nuffield-funded...
25 June 2019
A new study from the University of Oxford and the University of Newcastle, Australia has found that while changes to religious diversity may lead to a short-term decrease in quality of life for communities, this is reversed in the long term as...
20 June 2019
The Nuffield Foundation has published a new briefing note, authored by Professor Liz Trinder, ahead of the second reading of the Divorce, Dissolution and Separation Bill which is scheduled in the House of Commons on Tuesday 25 June. The Bill...
20 June 2019
Young people today are spending 7% less on non-housing items than they were back in 2001, according to the Resolution Foundation’s inaugural Intergenerational Audit, published today. The audit, supported by the Nuffield Foundation, is a major...
17 June 2019
Over one in 10 people across Britain own second homes, Buy-to-let and overseas properties worth £941bn, according to new Nuffield-funded research published by the Resolution Foundation. Game of Homes looks at the growth of additional property...
13 June 2019
Work placements offered to Year 12 students are effective in increasing access to university courses in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), according to new Nuffield Foundation report. It is widely recognised that there is a...